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  • University of California regents move tuition increase plan forward

    SAN FRANCISCO A panel of University of California regents on Wednesday approved a plan to raise tuition if the state does not grant the system more money, over the protests of students and Gov. Jerry Brown. The decision came after Brown urged the UC's...
  • UConn Foundation To Double Amount Raised For Scholarships

    UConn Foundation To Double Amount Raised For Scholarships
    The UConn Foundation has agreed on a five-year, $150 million fundraising initiative that will double the amount of money the foundation usually raises each year for scholarships. The initiative includes $50 million in scholarships that will be paid...
  • Couple's gift to provide scholarships to LCCC students

    Couple's gift to provide scholarships to LCCC students
    Technical students entering Lehigh Carbon Community College will be getting help in the form of scholarships thanks to the generosity of an Allentown couple with ties to the business world. LCCC on Monday announced a $1.575 million endowment made...
  • Snow scholarship fund looks to the future

    With a $100,000 initial donation, president Tim Snow announced the new Snow Education Endowment to grow the George Snow Scholarship Fund and keep it going for posterity. Snow chose Nov. 12, the exact day 34 years ago that his developer father George...
  • Texas Tenors to perform at concert

    Texas Tenors to perform at concert
    In their first public performance in the Los Angeles area since their recent Emmy award-winning PBS special, the Texas Tenors will be performing a holiday concert, “Deep in the Heart of Christmas,” at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena,...
  • Schooled In Debt: One Student's Financial Disaster

    Schooled In Debt: One Student's Financial Disaster
    Growing up in West Hartford, going to college was my dream. I worked hard as an involved honors student and varsity athlete to reach my dream. The reality of my dream, however, became a nightmare. I didn't have family support and put myself through...
  • Would UC be better off as a private university?

    To the editor: The University of California system needs a secure and predictable funding stream. The approved 5% annual tuition increases each of the next five years would meet that need. ("In widely opposed move, UC regents set to hike tuition up to 5%...
  • How To Rein In High Cost of Higher Ed?

    How To Rein In High Cost of Higher Ed?
    Students are borrowing a lot more to go to college than their parents did. Nationwide, student debt is greater than any other household debt except mortgages. Debt seems particularly high in Connecticut. At $30,191, Connecticut's students owe more on...
  • How to Plan for Your Child's College Education

    How to Plan for Your  Child's College Education
    Planning for life’s major financial hurdles is critical and when it comes to college, a plan can have a dramatic influence on how families are able to finance a degree.   That said, only 38 percent of American families today have developed a plan...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Elementary' on CBS

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Grey's Anatomy Meredith (Ellen Pompeo)...
  • In widely opposed move, UC regents set to hike tuition up to 5% yearly

    A key UC regents committee on Wednesday moved to raise tuition as much as 5% in each of the next five years after a debate that pitted the state's most powerful political leaders against administrators of the system. The full board of regents is...